M&E 022 : Performing with Felix Berghäll

Enjoy this conversation with Felix, Michael and Evita about how to prepare for performing, what goes into creating choreographies and how much can we push the edges of a specific style and genre of dance.  You will also hear about Felix’s background in Swedish Bugg, Hip Hop, his love for musical theatre and years of …

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Jig Walks Lindy Hop Lesson

Hello Happy Swing Dancers, We hope you enjoyed our detailed video description of the Pop Turn last week, and we want to let you know that we’ve uploaded yet another great lesson to YouTube this week: Jig Walks are a classic Lindy figure that everyone should learn early in their dance education. We’ve broken down …

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Special Announcement! : Syncopated City

We are excited to announce several big additions to our online Swing school and michaelandevita.com. We are constantly striving to make our online education program better for our Members, and this is our most ambitious undertaking yet. New changes include: A Certificate Program for testing your level and ability Office Hours every week an up-to-date …

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M&E 016 : Swing Ecosystems: Private Lessons

In this podcast, Michael Jagger and Evita Arce examine the economics of offering and taking private lessons during weekend workshops. When teachers accept private lessons at events there are extra burdens on the event organizers to find space and time for that private to happen, and it can potentially cut them out of the financial …

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